If you want to sell online, you need more than a website. A payment gateway connects your payment processor to the internet and conveys the transaction information so you can get paid.
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There isn’t one single “correct” way to handle eCommerce. The right payment processing solution will depend upon a number of factors. Read on to learn more about payment gateways, PCI compliance, and the best ways to accept eCommerce payments and sell online.
So you’re looking to take advantage of everything that online commerce has to offer and enter the world of ecommerce? Good for you! Of course, this will require you to be able to accept online credit card payments. To do this, you’ll need an internet merchant account. Sounds simple enough, right? If only! Not all […]
So, you’ve realized you want to start selling online. Good for you! The ecommerce market is certainly booming. But before you can start raking in the money, you probably have a few questions, like “How do I make a website?” and “How do I accept credit cards online?” Here’s the good news: There are plenty […]
In an age of chip cards, cryptocurrencies, and digital wallets, the word “check” seems woefully outdated. Frankly, even sticking a little “e” on the front of the word doesn’t improve matters much. If you’re like me, your own paper checkbook sits in the back of a drawer or the bottom of a bag, begrudgingly retrieved […]
If you collect payments online, your customers are likely accustomed to using credit or debit cards, PayPal, or even digital wallets such as Apple Pay or Google Pay. However, some of your customers may be quite open to authorizing a simple bank transfer via the good old ACH (Automated Clearing House) Network. Paper checks are […]
If you are a business owner who is considering using Square, why and how Square keeps your payments secure are pretty smart questions to consider. Unfortunately, security can be an extremely intimidating subject, especially when you also need a solid understanding of all of the guidelines and requirements for accepting credit cards. Below, we outline some […]
If you’ve spent any time on our blog, you know that Shopify (read our review) is one of our favorite shopping cart solutions, primarily because it provides an all-inclusive solution to a wide range of merchants. One monthly rate gives you access to Shopify’s hosting, security, administrative abilities, customer service features, inventory management features, web design […]
If you’re a business owner, you’re probably already aware of just how important it is to be able to accept credit and debit cards as payment methods from your customers. Although we’re still quite a way off from becoming a truly cashless society, today almost all American consumers have either a debit card, a credit […]
We don’t typically think about what happens in the moments after we swipe our debit and/or credit cards. More often than not, we simply run or insert our card into the credit card machine and hope that the cashier doesn’t use the next few moments to initiate small talk. The number in our checking account […]